A new hope

June 29, 2016
Miles of smiles. What it is all about

The British male in retirement has so often been typecast as a bit of on old duffer, whiling away time in a favourite armchair, sporting pipe and slippers.

That, however, was not the future as envisaged by Dennis Hayball, who seems blessed with boundless energy as he busies himself about his home workshop clad in work boots, overalls and his trademark woolly hat.

Dennis turns from the workbench where he is carefully dissecting an LE Velocette engine.

“A fascinating thing,” he proclaims. “Quite unique in so many respects. See how this spigot on the underside of the cylinder heads fits inside the top of the bore.

Read more in July’s edition of CBG

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